Jeff Curran is a Woodstock, Illinois native and has been a professional UFC fighter since 1998. He holds the Shooto America’s division title along with being the Apex Fighting Champion in Canada. Curran also holds the title in the local shooto promotion, Ironheart Crown and Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu under Pedro Sauer. To prepare for the upcoming fight against Eduardo, Curran has held himself to a strict fitness routine that includes striking sessions, strength and endurance workouts, grappling, wrestling drills and live rounds.
“We are excited to sponsor Jeff Curran because of his unparalleled work ethic and determination to succeed,” said BlueGrace President and CEO Bobby Harris. “BlueGrace strives to be a leader in the transportation and logistics industry and we are always willing to support an individual that operates with the same integrity and passion as we do.”
UFC is one of the fastest growing sports today and BlueGrace has a number of customers from all over the nation who are fanatics, as well as franchisees and employees who enjoy the sport. UFC personalities such as Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves often visit the BlueGrace headquarters for career fairs and other events, providing a level of engagement for customers who frequently visit the company. In addition, many of the fighters are highly engaged with Twitter as an opportunity to connect with the BlueGrace team and generate excitement about both brands.
BlueGrace Logistics is one of the fastest growing and most progressive providers of transportation, logistics and technology solutions to businesses and individuals nationwide, serving more than 2,500 customers in 60 cities. In addition to its May 15 sponsorship of Curran, the company has also sponsored such MMA fighters as UFC® Interim Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit, UFC® Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson, Thiago Alves, Donald Cerrone, Roy Nelson and Johny Hendricks.
About The Ultimate Fighting Championship
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is the world’s leading professional mixed martial arts organization and offers the premier series of MMA sports events. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., UFC produces over twelve live pay-per-view events annually that are distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iNDEMAND Networks, DIRECTV, DISH Network, TVN Entertainment, Bell ExpressVU, SaskTel Max™, Shaw Pay-Per-View, Viewers Choice, and WOWOW in Japan, and via the Internet worldwide on Yahoo! Sports, and commercially through Joe Hand Promotions in the U.S. and Canadastar in Canada. In addition to its North American distribution, UFC programming is distributed in over 100 countries and territories throughout the world. For more information, or current UFC fight news, visit www.ufc.com.
For more information about BlueGrace Logistics, visit www.mybluegrace.com.
About BlueGrace Logistics
Founded in 2007, BlueGrace Logistics offers complete, customized transportation management solutions to customers throughout the United States. Based in Riverview, Fla. with satellite offices in Salt Lake City and Chicago, the company has increased sales by more than 400 percent since 2009. It also launched a franchise program in early 2011 as part of its strategic growth plan. The company offers best -in-class freight services and support, including:
• Less Than Truckload
• Truckload Services
• International and Domestic Air Freight
• Ocean Freight
• Parcel Shipment
• Logistics Management
• Service Desk Support
• Auditing Services